GVN Hospital was started in 1939 with 10 beds is now a 160 bed multi disciplinary specialty hospital in Trichy. The GVN has more than 15 medical disciplines managed by highly qualified and trained full time medical specialists providing round the clock service. Over 500 patients both OP and IP are treated every day at the hospital. The main theme of the GVN Hospital is 'TO SERVE' and to help the Poor. When one looks into the history of the Trichy, the name of the founder Dr. G. Viswanathan is engraved as the pioneer who brought modern medicine to the doorsteps of common man. The Patients did not consider him merely as a doctor who attends to their sickness. He was also a trusted friend & councilor.